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Patients, Power and the Poor in Eighteenth-Century Bristol

Mary E. Fissell - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 266 pages
While much is known about the leaders of the medical profession in the eighteenth century, little has been written about rank-and-file practitioners--the apothecaries, blood ...
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Joan Baptista Van Helmont: Reformer of Science and Medicine

Walter Pagel - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 232 pages
An intellectual biography of Van Helmont (1579-1644), showing a scholarly appreciation of his creative insights.
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The Story of Interferon: The Ups and Downs in the Life of a Scientist

Kari Cantell - Medical - 1998 - 239 pages
"... It is likely to be useful to future historians of science as a primary source. Its factual content is, as far as I can tell, entirely accurate."
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Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)

H. Laing Gordon - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 248 pages
James Young Simpson (1811-1870) attended the University of Edinburgh from the age of only 14, graduating in 1832. He was appointed to a Chair of Midwifery at the same ...
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William Osler: A Life in Medicine

Michael Bliss - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 624 pages
In his time the most famous physician in the world, Canadian-born William Osler (1849-1919) is still the best-known figure in the history of medicine. This new, definitive ...
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Labrador Memoir of Dr Harry Paddon, 1912-1938

Harry Paddon, Ronald Rompkey - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 304 pages
Dr Harry Paddon's memoir is an extensive account of life in Labrador prior to its entry into Confederation. As the Grenfell Mission's principal physician for over twenty-five ...
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